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Small businesses: How to make the most out of your social media

Posted by Pamela Bustard on June 16, 2014

Thanks to the explosion of social media channels, small businesses have many more opportunities to reach audiences, get their brand name out there and assist customer relations; the digital landscape in the business industry has never thrived so much. From Twitter and Facebook to LinkedIn...

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Business Broadband Needs to Speed Up for UK SMEs

Posted by Katie Thompson on July 21, 2014

The UK’s broadband isn’t up to speed. This was the message delivered by the Federation of Small Businesses ahead of the UK’s digital infrastructure strategy where the government will be setting out plans for improvements. Despite the future of business being very much digital orientated,...

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Compliance Bill Increases Hitting SMEs Hard

Posted by Katie Thompson on July 21, 2014

SMEs across the UK are being hit by increases in the annual compliance bill, according to new research published by the Forum of Private Business. The stats suggest that there has been a 4% rise in costs this year, compared to 2013, with compliance costs...

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Small Businesses Stalling on Merging Mobile and Fixed Communications

Posted by Katie Thompson on July 21, 2014

Is your business setup to handle flexible working conditions? While the government recently brought in new legislation giving employees more power to request flexibility, are the UK’s smaller firms ready for this? If a new study carried out by Olive Communications is anything to go...

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Starting Salaries Increase as Staff Availability Plummets

Posted by Katie Thompson on July 14, 2014

There has been a record increase in starting salaries at UK businesses this month coinciding with a sharp decrease in the availability of both permanent and temporary members of staff. The number of workers available to fill vacancies has plummeted to an all-time low –...

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